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president obama welcomes the team, don shula, and the running back are expected to attend. boy, oh, boy, are we happy for them. finally. >> i watched that team, believe it or not. quite little. i remember larry zunka. >> remember them not getting to the white house. >> i don't think anybody went to the white house in those days. president nixon had a lot of things on his mind at the moment. >> a little busy. well, widely accepted the sheep in new zealand outnumber the people living there. >> an amazing stat. a scene look this one isn't so strange. a guy and a camera, come across a large flock in the fee. take a listen. >> what do you want? when do you want it? [ sheep bleating ] >> you get the idea. you also get the idea why this is our "favorite story of the day." this goes on a while longer, the guy, getting the sheep support for candidates. the guy seems to get the least amount. >> the union picketing construction in a building. what do we want? more money? union workers now. >> trying to say more food now. >> more gas now. >> what i love they wait for him to ask the question before
may be quickly dissipating. president obama has directed the intelligence community to do everything possible to gain additional information about this suspected attack, but we don't know what the u.s. response would be. martha raddatz, abc news, cairo. >> the threat of more political violence hangs over egypt with muslim brotherhood calling for a day of protests. this follows the the release from prison of former president hosni mubarak. the 85-year-old is being held under house arrest at a hospital. here at home, hundreds rallied in front of the white house. demanding that president obama take action to protect egyptians. >> some frightening comments from outgoing fbi director robert muller about current threats faced by the u.s. in an interview with abc's pierre thomas, bombs on airplanes and terrorists using chemical weapons are most urgent threats. he talked about americans who have gone to syria to fight alongside the rebels there. >> you are concerned about what the, number one, associates, associations they will make. and secondly the expertise they will develop. and whether
jamie costello, abc2 news. >>> the balance of privacy and national security, president barack obama addressed that saying he stands behinds the nsa's program but the jeans agency needs to be more transparties, but it didn't end there. >> reporter: right out of the gate, president obama announced a series of reforms. >> we can and must be more transparent. >> reporter: that include as civil liberties office, a high level commission to review the intelligence program and coordination with congress to review the program that collects telephone records. >> it's in the enough for me has president to have confidence in these programs. the american people need to have confidence in them as well. >> reporter: the president insisted the changes who have taken place even if edward snowden had not leaked the details of the secret programs. >> it would have been less exciting. i think we would have got on it the same place. >> reporter: but it vindicates him. >> i don't think snowden is a president. >> reporter: if snowden thinks he's innocent, he should return to the u.s. there were other aven
edition this week -- you're looking at first lady michelle obama introduced their new dog. >>> two portraits of will, kate, and prince george were taken at their home outside of london, these are another example of how the couple break the tradition -- instead of having a professional photography er to do -- photographer to take them they had her father. >>> all right the concert starts at 6:00 free seats. first come first serve. there will be a light and sound celebration of the ravens victory and of course ravens open in denver to open the season. it is one wild night. >>> got to love that. >>> it has been feeling like football this month, has it not. i want to show you one-page -- mike -- mass co -- 3 degrees below average. to day was a change from our typical august -- tomorrow 87. i think maybe we make a run at 90 on thursday and that will probably be it. things cooling off into the weekend and feeling crisper around here, maryland state fair, keith urban -- we got it all coming in this weekend. it looks good. @÷ >>> 87, you're sticking by it. >> 87 tomorrow summ
. more than $1 billion in military aid is set aside for egypt. yesterday president obama said that the violence must stop. >> the egyptian people deserve better than what we have seen over the last several days. >> reporter: a white house advisor told abc news that the u.s. wants to remain engaged but the further egypt heads down a violent path, it's hard for the obama administration to maintain commitment. >> we have been blamed by supporters of mercy and blamed by the other side as if we are supporters. >> president obama said that the blame game needs to stop. it won't help egypt get on the path to stability. karen travers, abc news washington. >>> the nsa secret surveillance program did break privacy rules thousands of times since 2008. the new revelation is the from the information from leaker edward snowden. they found that the agency had collected unauthorized data more than 2700 times and most of the time the surveillance involved americaners or foreign intelligence targets inside the u.s. for its part the nsa say a number of factors can cause the statistics to go down
. >>> the latest on egypt and the continue unrest. according to a report filed by the daily beat the obama administration is in the process of holding up some funding to the country. however, the halt in those moneys is likely not permanent. under law if the u.s. were to designate the situation a coo they could not restore aid until a demonstration is established. since they are not calling it a military coo they can reallocate those fundings whenever they see fit. cairo remains under a state of emergency. a dusk until dawn curfew is set in. security officials say they detained the leader of the muslim brotherhood. more on this story throughout the day. >>> more than 1,000 firefighters are still battling a massive wild fire in central idaho. authorities say they're making progress. officials have lifted the mandatory evacuation order for up to 250 homes. many structures are still in harm's way. more than 10,000 homes, businesses and other types of buildings are considered threatened. so far the fire has burned more than 100,000 acres. >>> time for a check on our weather. we send it over to
in the cessation of violence. >> it's created difficult headlines for the administration. obama's greatest failure, the passive president, spineless on egypt. this is an existential problem. this would be happening to any president given how relative decline in power. but is there something the administration could have done earlier to change the course of these events? >> i think so. we have been withdrawing. we didn't leave troops in iraq. assad stayed. and then a year ago, august 20th, 2012, the president said we have a red line in syria. the use of chemical weapons. we didn't enforce it. everyone i've talked to said you look weak. you cannot say you have a red line and do nothing. this time we tried to persuade the defense secretary, 17 phone calls to the egyptian military, don't do this. thing we can't be taken -- we're not taking this as seriously as we should be. in context of u.s. withdrawal and weakness, a syrian war and 100,000 dead, we get the muslim brotherhood and the military fighting in the streets of cairo. >> you have to remember what's afterwards. it's not like any other place. 9
, president obama had this to say. >> i don't think mr. snowden was a patriot. there were other avenues available for somebody whose conscience was stirred. >> reporter: mr. obama outlined new measures to reform the secret surveillance programs that snowden revealed, saying he would have done it anyway. >> i called for a thorough review of our surveillance operations before mr. snowden made these leaks. >> reporter: and this weekend, julian assange took issue with the administration, saying, quote, reforms have been made and for that, edward snowden is owed a debt of gratitude. others say he's only earned his felony charges. david? >> susan, thank you. >>> and tonight, after that al qaeda threat that shut down nearly two dozen u.s. embassies around the world, all but one have now reopened. in yemen, where that threat originated, the doors do remain blocked tonight and abc's muhammad lila is in cairo tonight. >> reporter: good evening, david. several of the embassies have now reopened and that includes the massive sprauming american embassy here in cairo, which still sits very heavily fo
and her. and millie and miss beasley and as of right now sunny the obamas' new pet add on. and just like bo and all the others, sunny is going to get lked about. # there'll be necessary dog puns puppy-in-chief, first dog. and there'll be flashbacks. fdr mocking republicans for making an issue of his little dog fala. i object he said. george bush and his self and dog portrait of barney, the scottish terrier he loved. and his dad's spring spaniel millie and her mind for foreing policy. >> my dog millie knows more about foreign affairs than these two bozos. >> reporter: of course we'll hear about harry truman having said, "if you want a friend in washington get a dog." in general, white house canines have known their place but bush's barney got annoyed at a reporter once. >> pete once tore a pant leg off the french ambassador that got him banned from the white house. also lbj signing a meat inspection bill and up hops yuki. # comeuppance perhaps for a president who hoisted his beagles like this. so why do we care sunny? well, you're the dog of a president now. and dogs makes presidents huma
in russia, they come just 24 hours after president obama weighed in, too, that gay athletes should simply bring home the gold. here's abc's kirit raid ya. >> reporter: today, thousands turned out at demonstrations across europe. many calling for more protests when russia hosts the winter olympics next year in sochi. on friday, president obama added his voice. >> and if russia doesn't have gay and lesbian athletes, then it will probably make their team weaker. >> reporter: the law is so broadly defined, just speaking about homosexuality or wearing rainbow colors in public could lead to fines, deportation, even jail. some are now calling for a boycott of the sochi games. president obama rejected that idea. >> one of the things i am really looking forward to is maybe some gay and lesbian athletes bringing home the gold or silver or bronze. >> reporter: some openly gay athletes also oppose a boycott. >> when you practice and you train for 15, 20 years of your life, you essentially, this is your golden moment. >> reporter: in the u.s., a movement to boycott russian products, including vodka, i
identity. the bodies were found sunday in his burning home. >>> president barack obama canceled a visit to moscow next month for talks with russian president vladimir putin. the move follows russia's decision to grant asylum to nsa whistleblower edward snowden. snowden has been holed up for weeks at a moscow airport. the president still plans to attend the g20 summit in st. petersburg, russia in september. that's after some u.s. members called for a boycot of the gathering. >>> an iowa woman making a big splash at a kansas city royals game. jessica mccoy spent close to five minutes pacing, waving and swimming in the outfield fountain. she says she doesn't remember any of it, so now she is facing charges of trespassing, resisting arrest and so lissitying a police officer. mccoy won't be banned from attending future game. >>> we'll be right back. [monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today. >>> r and b star usher released a statement thanking all of those who helped save his son from a near drowning accident at his home in atlant
. an attorney for one of the men said the charges amounted to nothing more than a witch-hunt. >> president obama holding a news conference at the was today to address recent terror alert. the president plans to take question as but the threat that shut down nearly two dozen embassies and consulates. mostly in the middle east. last night, a threat prompted e vac waegs of u.s. diplomats from the pakistani city of lahore. >> president obama announced recipients of the highest civilian honor. former president bill clinton, oprah winfrey and gloria st tech einham. the group include athletes. scientists, musicians, astronaut sally ride and two others will receive the award posthumously. >>> nelson mandela received his medal of freedom in 2002. 95-year-old mandela in his third month of treatment in pretoria. abc's marci gonzalez is there. >> reporter: nelson mandela here in critical condition. his health said to be improving. he was admitted here to the medic clinic heart hospital since june 8. since then the gate jut side has been covered in posters, banners, card. wishing mandela a speedy recovery an
president obama wrestling with how involved the united states should get in the middle east. the president meeting with the national security team over the fresh reports that the syrian government used chemical weapons on its own people. let's bring in john karl, joining us this morning from washington. what are the options that the administration are considering here? >> well, it all comes down to air strikes against the syrian government. possible air strikes against airfields, against military headquarters. but there is a divide in the administration about how forcefully to respond. one thing not on the table is sending in ground forces. this would be some form of air attack to send a message to syria this is unacceptable and to degrade their ability to do it again. >> we remember this president was very, very critical of the last president, george w. bush for taking action in iraq without u.n. approval. is there any talk that president obama would act unilaterally without u.n. approval? >> that's a big question and hotly debated in the white house is what to do in terms of the united n
, president obama needs to spell out on obama doctrine for the middle east. we cannot simply go in and police the region, they don't want us in the backyard. >> except to the degree that they do. and there is a sense that we've abandoned them. and that is a terrible problem for the united states. we can't be in that position. and, look, is it complicated and horrible? yes. we heard the former egyptian foreign minister say it always starts off small and then it gets to be big. he says at some point the whole region would be involved. that's exactly what serve terrified of. but the fact is we also can't be uninvolved. because if you just leave it to fester and you have people both in egypt and in syria feeling like we have abandoned them, that the united states of america is not on their side, that becomes a breeding down for terrorists, and that becomes dangerous for us in the long run. >> and dan, with these weekend meetings with the national security team at the white house, and the warships, you can hear the war drums beating. just today the syrians denied the u.n. access to the site. altho
, but the violence is still there. the spiritual guide was arrested. now in washington the obama administration continues its tiptoeing issue around this and what the next step, we don't know what it will be. egypt gets a billion dollars in aid every year. >> u.s. officials are not taking the decision whether to suspend aid to egypt lightly. we have more on that and why some u.s. companies have every reason to keep the money flowing. >> reporter: the obama administration could say enough's enough and cut i'd to egypt, but some american companies want to keep that money flowing because they are the ones cashing in. >> you're buying u.s. equipment from u.s. contractors. >> reporter: the u.s. doesn't cut a check to egypt it. deposits if in the federal reserve bank. that pays american defense contractors to build the weapons, in part, for egypt. that includes $400 million to general dynamics and $2.5 million to lockheed for f16's. big contracts got it by sending legions of lobbyists to capitol hill. they remind them that if the bongs and lockheeds can't build, then the smaller ones from lie mow, oh
a long way in rejecting in the kind of attitudes that we're seeing there. >> reporter: president obama outlined new measures to reform the top secret surveillance programs revealed by fugitive nsa leaker, edward snowden, including putting a new "civil liberties" officer at the nsa and promising to reveal more about the once-secret programs. >> we can and must be more transparent. >> reporter: but not when it comes to drone strikes. in a response to the latest global terror threat, the u.s. has carried out six drone strikes in the last two weeks. in the interest of transparency, can you tell us about these drone strikes that we've seen over the last couple of weeks in yemen? >> i'm not going to discuss specific operations that have taken place. >> so you won't even confirm that we've carried out drone strikes in yemen? >> i will not have a discussion about operational issues. >> reporter: the spy program reforms announced today would not have happened almost certainly withouthe leaks of edward snowden. that has some people today calling him a hero. the president said he's a lawbreaker,
. >>> president obama is planning to hold a news conference today to talk about the terror alert issued earlier this week. and he is also expected to address the cancellation of his trip to moscow to meet with president putin. president obama axed the trip after russia granted temporary asylum to edward snowden. >>> taking a look at news around the nation, crews are battling a huge wild fire. this is what they are dealing with. this is the situation in southern california. the mountains -- in the have been destroyed and the number could grow as they continue tie sees the damage. -- continue to assess the damage. people in five towns have been told to get out and the fire is only about 20% contained. >>> two friends of the suspected boston marathon bomber has been indied on federal charges of conspiracy to obstruct justice. they have been accused of trying to dispose evidence from dzhokhar tsarnaev from his dorm room. they have been detained since they were charged in may. >>> today usher will be in atlanta in court his ex-wife is seeking emergency custody of their son after their 5-year- old ne
to politics. president obama has started his eight-day summer vacation on martha's vineyard. he and michelle boarded a flight yesterday. >> meanwhile, the race to replace president obama in iowa appears unbelievably to be in full swing even though the election is more than three years out. let's bring in george stephanopoulos, host of "this week." i've never been good at math. i think we have 29 months before the election. what is going on? >> but it's only two years until the iowa straw poll. that's why everybody's out there. >> two years. >> iowa, the first caucus state. we know how important it is. it launched president obama back in 2008. and this is a wide open race, particularly on the republican side. what was so interesting about what was happening in iowa, a lot of contenders out there, ted cruz out there, his second or third trip to iowa. rick santorum going again. remember he did so well last time by visiting every county. they know this is a big prize on the republican side and no heir apparent. on the democratic side, a rally for hillary clinton. claire mccaskill out there she's
butter protein bars. >>> president obama huddled with his national security team today, amid speculation that the administration may curtail the $1.5 billion that the united states provides to egypt in light of the crackdown after more than a thousand people were killed this month. chief correspondent martha raddats has more. >> reporter: good evening from cairo, this is the first interview that egypt's prime minister has done since the military's presidential crackdown on its own people. it has been the most violent week in the modern history of egypt. a military crackdown that has pushed this country to the edge of civil war, leaving one of america's great allies in this region awash in blood. last month, i witnessed peaceful protests here. when i returned yesterday, i found a country with scars that will take decades to heal. it began with the military ousting of mohammed morsi, egypt's first-ever democratically elected president and the leader of the muslim brotherhood party. morsi supporters refused to stop demonstrations, despite threats from the military. which moved in last wedne
donations online and at jiffy lube along with other businesss in pikesville. >>> president obama is waking up at holiday in in upstate new york and continues the bus tour making stops in binningham -- bingeton new york. he discussed the am of debt students carry and how it affects their future. >> i've heard from a lot of young people frustrated that they have done everything they are supposed to do and got good grades in high school and applied to college and did well in school, but now they have this crushing debt that is crippling their sense of self- row liance and dreams. self-reliance and dreams. >> the president's bus tour is promoting a proposal of changes like pay as you earn for repayment of debt. this would allow borrowers to cap the student loan payments at 10% of their monthly income. stay with usch good morning maryland will be right back. beep-bop-boop-bop boop-beep. [monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today. why choose land o' lakes butter it's pre-measured.? fresh tasting. and it's only from land o' lakes. >>> holy castin
with the maryland hospital association said if the affordable care act, better known as president obama care works as intended, that number of insured in maryland, 800,000, should go down. friends of charles wilkses is setting up a facebook page. >>> this is the first weekend of the maryland state fair in timonium, the 11 best days of summer full of animals, exhibit and a little bit of food. it's games and rides on the midway. it opens at 10 in the morning. live horse racing at 1:00. there will be a fireworks show. >>> this weekend parkts 50th anniversary of mar -- martin luther king's "i have a dream" speech. the reverend al sharpton will march with martin luther king, iii. >> it was inspired. >> i think everybody should stand for it. >> president obama, part of the big test visits. he will speak at the lincoln memorial. bells will toll nationwide mark the moment that dr. king delivered that quote. that's just for wednesday. >>> crush. you know what you're getting when chris davis comes up to bat. >> chris davis had o's fans on their foot and how long some waited to see him. >> and he traded clea
of this as the obama administration struggles with how to respond. on "this week" with george stephanopoulos, growing by part san opposition to continuing u.s. aid. >> i think the actions of the last week, no doubt, are going to cause us to suspend aid. >> i would cut off aid. i would engage in intense dip phone si in egypt. >> reporter: david, the death of more than 35 brotherhood members in police custody in disputed circumstances will only keep tensions here sky high. david? >> muhammad, thank you. >>> in syria this evening, a team of u.n. inspectors is on the ground, on the hunt for proof of chemical weapons. the government has promised to cooperate. the inspectors will visit three areas. both the government and the rebels accusing the other side of using cherm arms. >>> and from london this evening, where the headlines this sunday were all about princess diana and this new theory about the crash that took her life. scotland yard now looking into it. abc's nick schifrin, from london again tonight. >> reporter: it's the conspiracy theory that won't die. princess diana and boyfriend dodi fayed kill
at the curtis bay coast guard station. >>> later today, prz obama is ex-- president obama is speced to sorn-- expected to sign a bill to slash interest rates on student loans. the white house says the plans will save millions of students for an average of 1500 dollars on loans they take out for school this year. >>> time to stalk sports. 6 minutes after 5 -- time to talk sports. 6 minutes after 5. the ravens blasted the bucs 44-16 in the preseason opener. runningback pierce scored a touchdown backup quarterback taylor threw two scores. so up next they are going to be playing the falcons at m and t bank stadium on thursday. ravens fans mark this date on your calendar, november 24th. that's the day you will be able to see new hall of famer jonathan ogden get his hall of fame ring. yesterday he tweeted out this, can't wait to receive my hall of fame ring at ravens no 24th game. that game is a sunday at 1:00 versus the new york jets. >>> all right. it's about time to shout play ball in aber done because the 14th ash aberdeen because the 14th annual-- aber dean because the 14th annual cal ripken
of this as the obama administration struggles with how to respond. on "this week with george stephanopoulos," growing bipartisan opposition to continuing u.s. aid. >> i think the actions of the last week will no doubt cause us to suspend aid. >> i would cut off aid and i would engage, however, in intense diplomacy in the region. >> reporter: the deaths will in disputed circumstances only keep tensions sky high. the ministry of interior saying they were killed during a jail break. other sources saying they were scr crammed into the back back of a police van when tear gas was intentionally thrown inside. mohamed lila, abc new, in cairo. >>> president assad is going to cooperate with the u.n. team. its mission, investigating the use of chemical weapons in three areas. >>> now to the philippines where the capital city has come to a standstill because of torrential rain. schools, offices, the stock market and courts in manila are all closed. thousands of people across coastal and mountainous northern regions fled to emergency shelters. >>> time now for the weather across our nation. it will be hot and dry
. biden attended in 2007 with contenders, barack obama and hillary clinton. so far he has not ruled out a 2016 run. >> hanging out with grandma may be key to a sound mind. researchers say spending time with the grandparents is good for your mental health. when adults and grandparents have a strong emotional relationship. strong relationships outside of the nuclear family were vital to staying mentally healthy. >> president obama is full vacation mode, week long visit to martha's vineyard. >> for president obama, vacation means golf. reporters allowed a rare shot of the president on the course. maybe the first dufer was feeling pressure. three putted the first hole. no word on the president's score. group took hhoo was on the cour hours. was he wearing shorts. he was wearing shorts. surprised by that. >> people have a hard time at golf period. when you add cameras, or just one pool camera. >> positively. >> it's tough. >> recent jfk videos, of his swing. best swing of any president i have ever seen. probably knew nobody would see the videos for a long. >> obama can shoot hoops. he can pl
happen in my lifetime. >> reporter: hamilton served every president, eisenhower to obama, working as the head store cooper what are items popular over the years? >> clinton loved, beef, hamburgers. 41 didn't like broccoli. broccoli could not be served at the white house. >> reporter: one of hamilton's proudest moments during one of the most painful period in american history. what was it like being a black man in the white house during the civil rights movement. >> it was very hard. promoting other people. >> reporter: hamilton gave the johnson white house an ultimatum on behalf of the black butler staff they wanted more pay or they wouldn't work at a state dinner. >> we are not going to work the state dinner. this is the only way we will get a raise two. days later. >> reporter: as one of the lead character in the butler, oprah winfrey was awed by their coura courage. >> the grace and nobility it took to do that. to hold your head up every day. i just have a greater sense of pride for those men and that time. >> reporter: a time hamilton says he will never forget. five decade of
in 100 years. we think it's important to go back to what president obama said about him not being a patriot. it was the voice of the american revolution, thomas payne who said it was someone who saves his country from his government. we heard about the alleged disasters that would ensue because of what edward has done. back to the bradley manning case, at the damage phase, the united states conceded not one person has been injured and impaired because of of what he disclosed. >> what was your reaction when you heard the president he's not a patriot? >> again, he's put in a tough spot. there's many questions that should have been asked that were not. i would have liked to see them ask about the dea special operations, and the treatment of whistle blowers. but if he's a patriot or others like peter king who says he's a traitor, he has spoken the truth. he sacrificed more than the president of the united states or peter king have ever in their political careers and their american lives. how they choose to characterize him is not -- >> you're not open to a deal, but it does sound like
: and remember what he said about president obama in 2011? >> we've had a president who doesn't know how to lead. >> reporter: following superstorm sandy, an all-out bromance. >> i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and compassion. >> the chris christie brand is all about independence. a nonpartisan person who leads the state of new jersey as best he knows well. >> reporter: while the therapy is banned for minors, it's perfectly legal for adults. new jersey is the second state to ban it. california banned it last year. >>> we're going to turn to dick van dyke and the tv legend's scary brush with death on an l.a. freeway. he was rescued from his sports car just in time. and abc's ryan owens has the alarming story. >> reporter: dick van dyke starred in the classic "chitty chitty bang bang," about a car that never stopped making strange noises. which is how the 87-year-old's real-life highway drama began. >> it started making a noise. i thought it had a flat. then, it started smoking. and it burned to a crisp. they yanked me out of the car. i was trying to call the dmv. >> r
. >> president barack obama outlined measures for the program. jones may have gone to bed unhappy last night. he could have, o's won 10- 2 in the game against san francisco. the center fielder was lived and threatening to end his twitter account. roosevelt leftwich is live. this is because of an incident with a banana. >> reporter: fans are known to be rowdy. someone during the game yesterday, in san francisco threw a banana at jones. an incident that has people upset and has the social media thing blowing up. orioles outfielder had a big day and drove in four runs. he says during the bottom of the 9th, someone threw a banana at him. throwing a banana is considered a racist action. it's a problem in european soccer and happens in hockey. jones took to twitter to express outrage. i want to thank whatever expletive threw the banana in center field. way to show your class. there was another expletive. jones was more than 128,000 twitter followers. they had the tweet retweeted and was more than 1800 times. picked up by espn and huffington post. there was others who tweeted out the joans that gave hi
to investigate the claims of the attack. now, one year ago wednesday president barack obama delivered a speech that included his now-famous red line remk involving the use of chemical weapons by the syrian regime. in the remarks made this most recent wednesday, the white house said it was working urgently to gather new information and if proven true will hold those responsible for that attack. hold them accountable. >>> anne arundel county police are still trying to identify a woman that was found on the side of the road at bayside beach road in pasadena during rush hour earlier this week. this morning police say that the woman was hit by a car and the driver took off without ever calling for help. so right now they're looking for the driver. we have a picture of the car they believe that the driver was driving. take a look at your screen because if you have any information about this deadly hit and run, police would like to hear from you. >>> he faced up to 90 years in prison, however, a judge gave bradley manning a 35-year sentence. he was found guilty of leaking classified information to
the snub heard around the world. president obama has cancelled an upcoming summit, a meeting with russian president putin. it was to be next month. he did it right after russia gave nsa leaker asylum and tonight two of the most powerful leaders on the planet are shadow boxing as the world watches. here's jonathan karl. >> reporter: the last time these two got together the body language spoke louder than their words, sometimes grimacing, never geeing on much of anything. now a new low, not just for putin and obama, but for russia and the u.s. for the first time since the cold war, a u.s. president is cancelling a publicly announced meeting in russia. it's not just putin's decision to grant asylum to fugitive nsa leaker edward snowden. he has also defied the u.s. by selling heavy weapons to the syrian government as its accused of slaughtering its own people. the president vented about it last night with jay leno. >> there have been times where they slipped back into cold war thinking and a coal war mentality. what i say to president putin is, that's the past. >> putin seems to be like one o
. [ laughter ] since the olympics, right? president obama is enjoying sports this summer, too. the obamas are vacationing in martha's vineyard right now. the president's been playing golf. and he was photographed in this position either golfing or taking a zumba class. [ laughter ] first black president, my ass. [ laughter ] and in sussex county, delaware on saturday they held the world series of softball. this is an international tournament for girls aged 14 to
, the evidence may be quickly dissipating. david, tonight president obama has directed the intelligence community to do everything possible to find additional information about this suspected attack, but we don't know what the u.s. response would be. david? >> martha raddatz with us again tonight. thank you. >>> also new word this evening on americans now believed to have joined the fight on the ground in syria potentially helping terrorist groups there. could those americans, in fact, pose a threat to our homeland. our senior justice correspondent sat down with robert muller today. we know muller is about to step down after 12 years. if your interview he was expressing concern about americans on the ground in syria? >> the fbi director is concerned about radicals who have gone to fight including members of al qaeda and he said there is intelligence americans may have joined them. >> you are concerned about what they number one the associations they will make and secondly the expertise they will develop and whether or not they will utilize that expertise to undertake an attack in the homeland. >>
as bo, who finds himself with a new playmate. the breed works well for the obamas because of the family allergies. >>> we hardly talk about afghanistan here in "the pulse." but this is special circumstances, given what happened. with the camera reporting, a military explosives team blows up a rock, that was blocking the road. >> check that out. they got more than they expected. >> yikes. those are some angry wasps. they're among the collateral damage. no word on whether anyone was stung. hopefully no one was near that camera. >> that makes the hair on the back of my neck stand up for real. >> do you hear them hitting it? >>> daredevil jumping in the hudson river is our "play of the day." lady liberty the backdrop for a world champion dive from a helicopter, hovering 75 feet above the hudson, to welcome the red bull cliff diving series to the u.s. this weekend. >> world champion cliff diver, orlando duke had one opportunity. he had three seconds to go. he had to land a flying back dive while traveling 50 miles per hour. and he makes it. >> he sticks the landing. check it out. barely a sp
between the u.s. and russia. president obama has canceled a meeting with russian president putin, which had been scheduled for next month. relations between the two countries have been going south for a while now, over a number of disagreements. but russia's decision to grant asylum to edward snowden appears to be the final straw. >>> testimony resumes this morning after nearly a day-long recess in the military trial of the man who had carried out the deadly ft. hood shooting rampage. nidal hasan is representing himself. but they said hasan was not putting up a defense. the attorneys want the judge to change the rules they work under. >>> the cleveland house where three women were held captive for ten years has been destroyed. among those watching the demolition yesterday, was survivor michelle knight. she released yellow balloons to represent the millions of children who have gone missing or died in captivity. >> nobody was there for me when i was missing. and i want the people out there to know, including the mothers, that they can have strength. they can have hope. and their child wi
. it is not clear if that will be at home or the hospital kidding his frail health. >> the obama administration announcing a full review of all u.s. surveillance programs many controversial programs were brought to light by nsa leaker edward snowden. security experts and former white house officials will report findings and offercommen the year. the announcement a day after nsa declassified three court opinions and it proves how the agency reports its own errors and is rebuked for them. the army private who looekd documents to wikileaks has been handed the stiffest punishment ever for leaking government secrets to the media. a military judge, fort mead, maryland, sentencing bradley manning to 35 years in prison. the 25-year-old told lawyers this is a stage. manning's lawyers say he will be eligible for parole in seven years. >> another military courtroom at fort hood, army psychologist on trial for killing 13 in a shooting rampage rested without mounting a defense. major nidal hasan never denied opening fire on fellow soldiers. when asked by the judge how he weshd to pre seed, hasan acting as h
this country. bianna and dan. >> thank you. well, the unrest is proving to be a tough test for the obama administration. >> host of abc's "this week" justice joins the discussion. good morning. why is the u.s. not doing more? the concern betting on the wrong horse? >> the real concern there may not be a good horse. for months when the muslim brotherhood was in charge after they had been elected, the united states pressed them to be more inclusive, to open up the governing process. they ignored the united states. the military comes in, the united states presses for non-violent crackdowns. they're ignored as well. so far president obama has avoided suspending military aid to egypt because he wants to maintain our influence, but if the military continues to ignore u.s. pleas to calm down the violence, they may have no choice but to suspend aid. >> the embassy in cairo is closed because of the escalating violence. >>> back to domestic policy, we have images of the president playing golf yesterday with larry david. aside from him being on vacation, he's coming back to a lofty, lofty administr
repositioned, what is coming next? president obama in a rare white house meeting with his national security advisors today. this prompted the meeting. growing proof that chemical weapons might have been used to kill more than 1,000 in syria, among them so many children. tonight volunteers, doctors without borders, inside syria, treating patients. now revealing the symptoms they are treating. saying more than 3,000 patients were rushed in with what they call neurotoxin symptoms, similar to what you'd see in a chemical attack. more than 300 people they say died. >>> tonight here three urgent questions, is america about to get involved? what are the options? and if so, how soon? abc's cleave global affairs correspondent martha raddatz reports from the region on the cris this syria. marth ra. >> reporter: good evening, david. as we stand here tonight, u.s. warships are being repositioned very nearby in case of a military air strike on syria. tonight, evidence of a chemical attack in syria is mounting. new images
obama will deliver a speech that night from the lincoln memorial. >>> we have some drier air moving into the baltimore area. we're looking at changing temperatures over the weekend. looking nice this weekend, right wyatt? >> it looks like things are going to shape up nice for us. still some showers just barely inside state lines toward virj virj virginia. temperatures, 59, 73 in baltimore and 64 in perry hall. overnight, fallingthrough the 60s, that's about it and into the 70s quickly tomorrow. dryer, milder and sunny scenario throughout the weekend. . >>> okay, thanks. presidentobama says he's in no rush to involve this done trir in a new a -- country in a new war with syria. in a response, the president was cautious. he saidthe idea that the u.s. can solve syria's civil war is overstated. syria denies launching a chemical attack. . >>> the california attorney general has opened a criminal investigation into the action of san diego mayor who now agrees to quit. the city council unanimously approved a settlement that will end weeks of controversy after 18 people came forward act u
them at kiosks. >>> [no audio] >>> according to reports filed by the daily beat the obama administration is still not calling the unrest in egypt a military coo. however, the decision has been made to quote reprogram funding to the country. under america law should it be declared a coo it would be illegal for the u.s. to restore any financial aid until democratic government was established. while it sounds like semantics, designating the money is being programmed here. it allows the administration wiggle room to decide funding. it's been 6 weeks since they removed the country's president morsi. as for the affairs right now cairo remains under a a state of emergency. a dusk till dawn curfew is in place. >>> there will be an invest into the deadly trench collapse in anne arundel county. a 25-year-old man was digging a hole to put up a deck. he was about 9 feet down digging the footers on leyton lane. >>> our 2013 coverage, congressman andy harris will listen to concerns. he's hosting a town hall meeting in fruit land. he will answer questions about the work he's doing in was
to the president's decision to have a one on one with putin. president obama's decision was in the surprising after last night's comments. >> there have been times where they three back into the cold war thinking and cold war mentality. what i have consistently said to them is that's the past. >> for their part russian officials said they're dells appointed there wouldn't be a meeting, that the invitation is still on the table. >>> a restaurant institute as ban on children, no kids allowed after 7 p.m. it's a poll to create an adult atmosphere but does it punish parties. >> and a mom is kicked out of a coffee shop after a boy has a meltdown. this summer, new york state is back and open for business. with endless beaches, hundreds of miles for hiking...or biking. endless rivers and streams ready to take your breath away. and more than enough wineries to please every pallet. we're ready to make your new york state vacation perfect. there's never been a better time to vacation in new york state. plan your vacation at the new state of new york. welcome. >>> it's tonight ease hot topic. you
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killed. in washington the hogs is anxious -- obama administration is anxiously watching. >> our ability to influence the outcome in egypt is limited. it's up to the egyptian people. >> reporter: egypt is a critical ally in the middle east. the u.s. gives a billion in military aid each year but that funding may be in jep day. based on the recent instability and violence, they're reviewing that aid. >> there are consequences. >> reporter: adding to the volatile situation in egypt, hosni mubarak could be e reese -- released. judicial officials said there were no lonr grounds to keep him in culls zip ending a final verdict. the white house has not weighed in. >> there's an -- it's an egyptian matter for them to determine. >> reporter: the white house said the egyptian government must stick to its commitment to a democratic government. >>> monday for a lot of people back to school. for a lot of us back to work. it got bright at times, even in the state capital. the calm in the severn river. gray skies over charm city. 76 degrees right now. humidity is moderate and winds are southwesterly at
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a nonessential travel warning to american citizens traveling to pakistan. meantime, president obama is planning to hold a news conference today to talk about the terror alert issued earlier this week. he may also take questions about the u.s. drone strikes in yemen which have killed dozens of suspected al-qaeda militants. and also, the president may talk about canceling a trip to moscow to meet with president putin. he is back out -- backed out of the trip after russia granted temporary asylum to edwardsnowden. >> the murder for hire trial
between the military state and the muslim brotherhood. according reports filed by the daily beat the obama administration is not calling it a military coo. they have made a decision to reprogram funding to that country. should a coo be declared it would be illegal for the u.s. to restore any aid until a government is in place. reprogramming allow the administration wiggle room. that's been more than 6 weeks since the egypt military removed the country's president, president morsi. as for the way things are going now, cairo remains under a state of energy. a dusk to dawn curfew as they try to regain normalcy. they are detained the leader of the muslim brotherhood. we have breaking news in pakistan too. the former president has been indicted in his affirmation of the former prime minister. charges include murder and conspiracy to commit murder. a member of his legal team said he has pleaded not guilty. >>> a 25-year-old man digging a hole to build a deck at a home in search died when the trench he was digging collapsed. when firefighters arrived the man was buried up to his neck. then more o
in on your thoughts. >>> a controversy over the surveillance program. an anunsment was made by barack obama. >>> you may want to the got night light out of your child's room. tips on how to help ease the first day jitters for the little ones. >> a nasty thunderstorm moving in. we'll have the most accurate forecast moving in at 5:00 >>> all right. top story we'll bring you over to maryland's most powerful radar. this is moving toward kent, queen anne's county. if you're still watching us on the bay, you want to avoid the bay (this storm continues to push off east. as you go through severna park, it will push toward eastern anne arundel county. we'll take a look to the north and west. there's not much happening right now but we're expecting more storms. it's a slow moving storm moving through deep creek. this will be over central maryland. more thunderstorms in the picture later tonight. the numbers range between the upper 70s to 81 downtown. most of the observations are coming off our daytime highs. 85 at 8:00. a pear of 7's at 11:00. we'll be in the 70s tomorrow. a nice are day. we'll talk
house has said that before. almost a year to the day, president obama warned syria not to cross a red line. >> we have been very clear to the assad regime, but also to other players on the ground that a red line for us is, we start to see a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or being used. that would change my calculus. >> reporter: the estimated casualties in today's suspected attack far exceed previous suspected chemical attacks linked to assad's government. the most deadly of which was in march, when at least 30 were killed. >> it is a matter of cooperation. >> reporter: but so far, u.s. aid to syrian rebels has been slow to come. what kind of military aid is getting to syria from the u.s. right now? >> on the u.s. military side, the department of defense, besides the assistance with the humanitarian relief effort, we're also engaged in training of our jordananian partners. as you know we have military planners in jordan. >> reporter: do we have small arms arriving or no. >> the department of defense is not engaged in arming the opposition. >> reporter: in no way are we
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